Controls and Controllers

Ground-Breaking for Eco-Friendly Power Plant Malzenice in Slovakia

In the presence of Lubomir Jahnatek, the Slovakian Minister of Economics, the ground-breaking ceremony was held today for the Malzenice combined cycle power plant in Slovakia. Malzenice is located in Trnava, a region with highly dynamic economic development. Siemens Energy is erecting the natural-gas-fired plant for E.ON as a turnkey project. The installed gross capacity of 430 megawatts (MW)...

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Post-Mount Sanitation Station helps promote germ control.
Controls and Controllers

Post-Mount Sanitation Station helps promote germ control.

Featuring integrated Hand Sanitizer for Retracta-Belt(TM) queuing at public facilities, Sanitation Station comes in 2 standard packages. Model SAN-301-BA-BK includes 40 in. tall Black Aluminum Retracta-Belt(TM) Post, Purell TFX touch-free hand sanitizer dispenser with bracket, 1,200 ml Purell instant sanitizing gel, and 3 C batteries. System is available as complete sanitation station or as...

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Modems

Embedded Wireless Module offers HSPA frequency support.

Designed for HSPA networks, MC8795V offers 850, 900, 1,900, and 2,100 MHz frequency support as well as respective downlink and uplink data speeds of 7.2 Mbps and 5.76 Mbps. Antenna diversity promotes fringe performance on global HSPA networks, while software, applications, and tools; installation and activation wizards; and hardware drivers facilitate certification and commercialization process....

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Automation Systems

ABB Demonstrates Smart Grid Advanced Technologies at New York ISO Symposium

HVDC and FACTS transmission systems, 'Green' transformers, substation system integration, feeder restoration and energy storage highlight ABB's commitment to grid modernization Albany, New York, April 30, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, will discuss and demonstrate many of its advanced technologies and equipment ideally suited for smart grids, at the New York...

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Davis-Standard Partners with Scantech Americas for X-Ray Technology
Controls and Controllers

Davis-Standard Partners with Scantech Americas for X-Ray Technology

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)--Collaborating with innovative vendors to supply specific components for complete systems is a priority for Davis-Standard, LLC. One such vendor, Scantech Americas, enabled Davis-Standard to integrate an X-ray transmission scanner for measuring sheet thickness on a proprietary PET system installed this past year. Scantech's gauging system is highly accurate in measuring...

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Controls and Controllers

Adept Technology's Quattro s650H Robot to be Showcased in Taiwan International Photovoltaic Forum & Exhibition (PV Taiwan 2009)

Exhibit will Feature High Performance Solar Cell Handling Technology with Adept Quattro(TM) Robot PLEASANTON, Calif., Sep 30, 2009- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be showcasing the Adept Quattro s650H robot for solar manufacturing at the Taiwan International Photovoltaic Forum &...

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PROFINET Brings Benefits of AC890 Drives to Ethernet Users
Interfaces

PROFINET Brings Benefits of AC890 Drives to Ethernet Users

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has launched an open Ethernet-based networking communications module for its AC890 range of drives. For the first time, PROFINET makes the power, performance and functionality of the 890 family available to users operating Ethernet based process applications. In addition to supporting the seamless integration of all fieldbus...

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Controls and Controllers

Metering MCUs support various implementation standards.

Comprised of 16 MCUs, MSP430F4xx series can support standalone analog front-end needs and achieve accuracy results of better than 0.1% for electricity and gas metering applications. Integrated smart metering solutions support range of implementation standards and offer secure energy monitoring via tamper protection capabilities. Ultra-low power consumption extends battery life.

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Modules

Digital Modbus I/O Module has user-configurable design.

Offered in DIN rail package with 3.6 x 2.7 in. form factor, WM3000 lets users configure all of its 8 channels as any combination of inputs, outputs, or low-frequency pulse counters for industrial automation and process control applications. It supports Modbus RTU protocol over 2-wire RS-485 bus and can interface with any third-party Modbus master device. Scalable design allows for 247 expansion...

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NPE Purchase Helps Jifram Sustain Growing Business
Controls and Controllers

NPE Purchase Helps Jifram Sustain Growing Business

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - The home improvement products' business for Jifram Extrusions, Inc. has been so good that the company purchased a Davis-Standard Super Blue® extruder with DS-eTPC controls directly off the show floor at NPE. The new 3 ½-inch (90mm) extruder, installed immediately after the show, is being used to manufacture a range of products including closet organizers, storage...

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